Twin among 10 dead in California bus, truck crash

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Associated Press

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 3:02 AM

Updated Saturday, Apr 12 at 3:33 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A family member has conifirmed that one of the twin sisters who was on a bus involved in an explosive freeway collision in Northern California is among the 10 dead.

The brother of Marisa Serrato says medical examiners confirmed her death Friday through dental records.

Miguel Serrato says the 17-year-old's identical twin, Marisa, is devastated.

Both girls left their Riverside home Thursday and traveled in separate buses carrying high school students from Southern California to tour Humboldt State University.

Marisa was on the bus was collided with a FedEx tractor-trailer on Interstate 5 near Orland, a small city about 100 miles north of Sacramento.

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